26 Kitchens That Really Spice Things Up With Color

From pops of happy hues to bold all-over color, these spaces show off the many ways you can play with the rainbow in your kitchen.

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Glam Meets Rustic

A charcoal feature wall sets the stage in this chic kitchen, but it's the plum-colored island that steals the show. A brass stripe runs along the top of the island — a seemingly small detail that adds to the tailored look of the space while echoing the look of the barstools.

Green With Envy

This white country kitchen features white shaker-style cabinets, three pendant lights, shiplap walls, and a bold green eat-in island surrounded by four green chairs.

True Blue

As seen on HGTV's Sarah Sees Potential, traditional blue floral wallpaper, brass accents and oil-finished hardwood floors accent a breathtaking Calacatta marble kitchen island with an attached dining table in a century-old home.

Hello, Yellow!

Yellow and black chairs add a pop of color in this otherwise neutral, modern kitchen with lantern style ceiling lights.

Preppy Style

Craftsman-style cabinets with inset doors are sprayed a glossy shade of navy blue with navy and white gingham roman shades over the window in the kitchen at HGTV Urban Oasis.

Ray of Sunshine

Trim painted in a sunny yellow draws attention to the charming windows and door in this country kitchen. A green-and-white floral roman shade adds another colorful, springlike accent.

Dose of Spring

Green shaker-style cabinets harken of spring and provide soft color without distracting from other elements of the kitchen. A simple rustic wood table serves as a kitchen island. A whitewashed vaulted wood ceiling makes the space feel airy and bright.

Pattern Play

Patterned tile with shades of blue and green provide the common thread that ties together the green pendant lights and navy blue kitchen island in this transitional kitchen. Classic white cabinetry keeps the space from feeling too busy.

Sage Advice

Sage is a great choice for adding color in a kitchen in an understated way. In this updated cottage kitchen, the sage-colored cabinetry relates both to the vintage elements such as the wood trim and the modern pendant lights and countertops.

Dark and Dramatic

Dark wood finishes create drama in this kitchen. The marble backsplash was sourced from a local stone slab provider and cut into rectangular vertical tiles for a more modern look.

Playful Pineapple

Yellow and black provide punchy contrast to the sleek, white of this beach house kitchen. The color scheme creates a playful atmosphere and relates well to the pineapple wall print in the adjacent dining room.

Edgy Design

Black and gray are the palette for this edgy kitchen, capitalizing on the mood set by industrial details like exposed ducts and lightbulb pendants.

Steal the Show

Turn to teal for a fresh take on blue cabinetry. Here, warm wood trim and brass accents add depth and coziness to the kitchen design.

Sky's the Limit

Soft blue paint rising from the open shelving to the ceiling creates the illusion of the sky on a pleasant day. A simple shelf helps define the transition from the gray backsplash to the painted wall.

Modern Marvel

Clean lines in this modern kitchen accentuate the sleek olive island. Texture gives it addded interest via the tile backsplash, metal barstools and concrete floor.

Look Up

The ceiling can be the perfect place to try out a dramatic color or pattern or—in the case of this kitchen—both! The wide stripes draw the eye up and have the added effect of making the room seem larger.

Wood Tones

Extensive use of reclaimed wood creates a warm, rustic color story in this open-air loft kitchen.

Royal Blue

Custom walnut cabinetry to brings this kitchen space to life. The design was finished with royal blue velvet stools with gold legs that bring out the warmth in the quartzite countertops and complement the Brutalist chandelier.

Pretty in Pink

Pattern and texture are key in this urban contemporary kitchen. The bold peony and vine backsplash makes a dramatic statement and is offset by sleek wood cabinets. The vibrant pink island is color matched to the BlueStar stove, and contemporary pendant lights illuminate the space.

Cool Blue

This formerly dark and uninteresting kitchen gets a whole new life with beautiful blue cabinetry, delicate pendants and roman shades with a subtle graphic print. The backsplash is the star of the room: gray tiles in a herringbone pattern.

Hunter Green

With deep hunter green cabinetry and a Swiss cross-tile backsplash, this eclectic kitchen is fresh and imaginative. Brass pendants hang above the Nero Marquina marble island and tie in with the brass faucets.

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Flower Power

This bright contemporary kitchen features white cabinets, blue floral-print wallpaper and a green island. A marble backsplash and hip chandeliers add an elegant touch.

Color Splash

This cottage kitchen features white beadboard on the walls, accented by a turquoise tile backsplash, red cabinets, and a leaded-glass window over the sink.

Moroccan Flavor

To warm up the clean, white kitchen space, designers added splashes of Moroccan blue and brass fixtures to create a space that is clean, fun and inviting.

A Touch of Color

Soft gray-blue cabinetry surrounds this spacious kitchen with solid white countertops. A white farmhouse sink blends seamlessly with the white counters while blue kitchen island has a black granite countertop to add contrast to the space.

Cherry on Top

White cabinetry creates a traditional look in this warm, inviting kitchen. An antique finish on the cherry red island gives the element an aged look, giving the room a comfortable, lived-in feeling.

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